ACURA MDX 2004: AIR BAGS

Make : ACURA Model : MDX Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2003-08-12 - 2004-09-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V353000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-09-12 Date Received by ODI: 2014-06-20 Date Added to Database: 2014-06-20
Manufacturers Involved: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: JH6,JH7,JH8,JH9,JJ0
Component: AIR BAGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 133207
Summary:
      American Honda Motor Company, Inc.'s "Honda" is conducting a limited regional recall for certain model year 2003-2005 Accord, Civic, CR-V, Pilot and Acura MDX, model year 2003-2004 Odyssey and Element, and model year 2005 Acura RL, and 2006 Honda Ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in California, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger"s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
      Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflators in all affected vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during August 2014. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.